Prime Aircraft is staffed with full-time sales professionals and is headquartered near the Addison Airport, in Addison/Dallas, Texas, one of the busiest general aviation airports in the country. We have experience with the entire range of corporate jets and turboprops, with special expertise in Challengers, Falcons, Globals, Gulfstreams, Citations, and the entire line of Beech aircraft, including Hawkers and King Airs.
Service and Attention
When a multi-million dollar investment is at stake, there is no substitute for our professional representation. Whether you are acquiring, selling, trading or just considering the market, we understand each client and offer exceptional personal service to achieve your goals. We listen, communicate and deliver 24/7.
We believe transparency is critical to every transaction. There are no hidden fees or motives and no conflicts of interest. We sell and buy aircraft for discerning clients...we don't manage, maintain, or charter aircraft. Integrity is the foundation of our business.
Minimize Risk and Maximize Return
Prime Aircraft achieves consistent success through market research, persistence, experience and ingenuity. We have a proprietary process that has been tried and tested. There are no shortcuts to success in our business.
Expertise and Experience
Our experience is wide and varied, with hundreds of transactions involving King Airs, Citations, Challengers, Learjets, Falcons, Hawkers, Gulfstreams and most other manufacturers. Prime Aircraft's clients get the benefit of our expertise and vast network of industry experts including maintenance shops, refurbishment shops, management companies, pilots, insurance professionals, CPA's, attorneys, and much more.
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Gary Goltz, the founder of Prime Aircraft, LLC, became involved in corporate aviation in 1996 when he acquired a Hawker jet for a Dallas-based financial holding company and venture capital group where he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. While with the venture capital group, Gary helped found Heliflite, the first helicopter fractional ownership company in the world. He also managed the company's flight department, gaining first-hand knowledge of the true cost/benefit of business aircraft and the intricacies of the acquisition and sales processes, including the purchase and sale of two more jet aircraft. He retired from the practice of law and began his career as an aircraft broker in 2006 and co-found C&J Aviation Partners, LLC in 2007. C&J grew quickly to be one of the premier King Air and jet aircraft brokers in the world. In 2013, Gary decided to form Prime Aircraft to further his philosophy of uncompromising personal service and thorough approach to provide each client the expertise and skill for a successful transaction.
Gary brings his skill in negotiating complex mergers and acquisitions to the aircraft sales and acquisition process. He has been intimately involved in over 350 aircraft transactions and is also a licensed insurance broker, advising clients on the nuances of aviation insurance. Gary is a pilot with multi-engine and instrument ratings with over 1200 hours of flight time, including 160 hours in King Air B200's. He has owned a Mooney, four different model Barons (C55, D55, B55 and B58) and a North American T-28C Trojan.
Wendy Burr Gaule, Sales Associate and Market Analyst, joined Prime Aircraft in 2017. Wendy excels at maintaining Prime's extensive market database. Prior to joining Prime Aircraft, Wendy worked extensively in the real estate industry in leasing, sales and management, all locally in Dallas, Texas. She obtained her early training as a a Commercial Lending Paralegal for several large downtown law firms. Wendy then co-owned a legal placement company assisting attorneys and paralegals with permanent and temporary placement opportunities. She worked as a residential realtor before returning to commercial real estate as a Leasing Associate, and most recently as a Property Manager managing a portfolio of retail shopping centers and restaurants.
Wendy grew up in Dallas, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Southern Methodist University. She received her paralegal certification from SMU, as well. Wendy lives in Dallas, and enjoys spending time with family, as well as various hobbies and supporting local sports teams.
With over 20 years in the aviation industry as both a pilot and aircraft broker, Daniel brings deep technical knowledge, experience and comprehensive understanding of aircraft sales and acquisitions ranging from jets to turboprops. Daniel possesses a natural ability to cultivate and grow relationships, and as a result, has an extensive North American network of clients, pilots, aircraft management companies, brokers and dealers, with particularly broad contacts in Canada. He brings a keen focus to identifying and understanding customer requirements to deliver results, efficiently, timely and on target.
A native Nova Scotian, Daniel began his career in 1999 as a Ticket Agent working for various airlines including American Eagle, Delta Airlines and the former Continental Airlines. Daniel later became the National Sales Manager at American Airlines focusing on the development of Eastern Canadian markets. In 2002, Daniel acquired his pilot's license through Moncton Flight College and began his career as a commercial aviator flying skydivers in Atlantic Canada. With experience in both commercial and corporate aviation sectors, Daniel has accumulated 3800 hours, to date, flying the Saab 340, Citation Ultra and Falcon 900B/EX, respectively.
Michelle Averso joined Prime Aircraft in 2020 and brings a deep, 30 year+ business aviation background with her. As a former Director, Falcon Pre-Purchase Services, Michelle led cross functional teams in customer services, production planning, quality, finance and sales and marketing where she achieved high levels of customer satisfaction while being directly responsible for $15,000,000 in annual revenue. She possesses a proven track record in building client trust and assisting clients with closing aircraft sales transactions, representing both purchasers and sellers. Further, Michelle produced detailed informative proposals to buyers and sellers regarding avionics and flight deck upgrades and newly configured cabin interiors. Michelle's focus on details and hands-on experience included guiding customers through evaluation of aircraft functionality earned her a reputation in the marketplace of integrity, knowledge and trust.
Prior to her role as Director, Falcon Pre-Purchase Services, she was Customer Project Supervisor at Falcon where she oversaw the customer experience advocating client expectations and driving schedule and quality during maintenance and refurbishment events as well as new aircraft sold by Dassault.
Michelle has a background working for Original Equipment Manufacturers including Bombardier, Textron (Hawker) Airbus and Boeing which included assisting customers in determining the options for their new aircraft and assisting with aircraft delivery.
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from the University of Nebraska and began her career at Duncan Aviation in interior design and exterior paint design including the execution of designs for the interiors of large aircraft used by heads-of-state and VVIPs. Michelle lives near Little Rock, Arkansas with her three dogs.
Highlighted Aircraft for Sale
Prime Aircraft presents this Sierra Industries Stallion modified Citation 501 based in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada; 1 hour south of Toronto. The FJ44-2A engines are enrolled on TAP Elite and post a respectable 365kt TAS while burning 700lbs/hour at FL430. The avionics have been upgraded to the Sierra Industries installed Garmin 950 WAAS/LPV enabled avionics suite and you will not be disappointed by the dual Meggitt engine display system. The paint was completed in 2014 with a tasteful red, silver and blue striping. The interior, also completed in 2014, presents a suede headliner, with sandpiper beige carpeting and tan leather cabin seats. This lower-than-average airframe had a fresh Phase 5 in 3/2021 and no major maintenance items coming due. Please contact Daniel Wallace at 306-203-2776 to hear more about this Canadian registered 501 Stallion. CESCOM 10 attached below. Call Today!
Prime Aircraft presents this beautiful Beechcraft King Air C90. Features Hartzell 4 blade props, Collins Proline II avionics, new seats and carpet as of 2016, and 7+1 seating with single pilot operations. Please contact Daniel Wallace at 306-203-2776 to hear more about this aircraft. Call Today!
Prime Aircraft presents this outstanding, well maintained Embraer Phenom 100 based in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. The engines are on ESP Gold. The paint and interior is original but shows like it was done last year. Wood veneer is in beautiful condition. This turn-key aircraft is well equipped with the highly desirable, upgraded Premium cabin door, Enhanced Take-off package, MZFW increase and a fresh Landing Gear inspection completed by West Star Aviation (KGJT). This owner has spared no expense on its maintenance and reporting. Please contact Daniel Wallace at 306-203-2776 to hear more about this Canadian registered Phenom 100. CAMP attached below. Easy to import to the US! Give us a chance to show you this airplane. You won't be disappointed. Call Today!
Really nice early model CJ2 with Tamarack Winglets (175 nm range increase, 30 minutes flight time), dual Garmin GTN750's, ATG 2000 GoGo Biz (Wifi), on TAP Blue with no deferral, on Cessna ProParts, on CAMP, based in Van Nuys, California. Great value!!! Currently on a Part 135 Certificate, with client charter clientele locked it.